MDC’s President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón Receives Key to the City of Miami Beach

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine presented the key to the City of Miami Beach to Miami Dade College’s (MDC) President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.   “I am humbled and honored to be recognized with this distinction,” said MDC’s President, Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón.  “MDC is committed to prepare students to succeed in an evolving and competitive workforce, and in an educational system...

I AM MDC Day celebrates Miami Dade College’s tradition of providing educational opportunity to more than two million students since first opening its doors on Sept. 6, 1960

I AM MDC Day celebrates Miami Dade College’s tradition of providing opportunity, changing lives through education and elevating the entire community since first opening its doors on Sept. 6, 1960. The day of giving and school pride raises critical funds needed for scholarships and programs for students. MDC Foundation raised more than Miami Dade College Foundation raised a record of $1,044,000...

What to Do If You Get Nervous Before Exams

It is completely normal to be nervous before exams. They’re a big deal and are typically weighted very heavily towards your final grade! We’d be lying if we told you there was no pressure because, well… there is. College life is all about how to handle pressure in a healthy manner that is productive and most importantly, effective. So...

Miami Book Fair will be holding its 34th Fair on November 12-19, 2017

The books are coming. And the readers and writers will follow, as they do by the hundreds of thousands every year for the Miami Book Fair International, an eight-day literary party in November. The Fair, will open Sunday November 13 with the popular Evenings With… series, featuring six nights of readings and discussions with noted authors from the United States and around...

Miami Dade College to Help Displaced College Students from Puerto Rico

Miami, Sept. 27, 2017 –  Miami Dade College (MDC) will help displaced college students from Puerto Rico by offering them in-state tuition.  After the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, access to in-state tuition will ease the burden for Puerto Rican families during their recovery.  In addition, other services for displaced hurricanes victims will be announced soon.   For more information about assistance to students from Puerto Rico, please...